Scholar awarded

May 19, 2016 Austin Passmore MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello has awarded an academic scholarship to Austin Passmore, of Pleasant …

Farm Bureau awards scholars

May 19, 2016 The Independence County Farm Bureau has awarded college scholarships to three seniors for the 2016-17 school year, according to a news release. Each …

Applications sought

May 19, 2016 The Arkansas Retired Teachers Association is accepting applications for the Parsons-Burnett grants in the amount of $1,500 to be awarded to practicing educators to …

Ozarka board to meet

May 19, 2016 MELBOURNE —  The Ozarka College Board of Trustees will conduct a regular quarterly meeting at 10 a.m. May 26 at Ozarka College in …

WBC announces graduates

May 19, 2016 WALNUT RIDGE — Williams Baptist College awarded degrees to 86 graduates during its 2016 commencement exercises May 7, according to a news release.

News of Other Days

May 19, 2016 36 YEARS AGO Air Supply, one of the fastest climbing groups in popular-rock music, will appear in concert Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Scam-tracking map available

May 19, 2016 LITTLE ROCK — AARP Arkansas has announced that AARP Fraud Watch Network has launched a new online Scam-Tracking Map which will allow Arkansas …

Arrest made after fight between women

May 18, 2016 MELBOURNE — An Ash Flat woman has been arrested for entering a Franklin residence and pushing another woman and a small child to the …